Anyone in Northern Ireland who receives payment to allow someone to live in a property owned by them is a landlord. Renting out property is a business and landlords have to follow certain laws and processes. If you are thinking about becoming a landlord, it's important that you become familiar with your legal obligations; from understanding the required property standards to knowing how the Data Protection Act affects your business.
Thinking of becoming a landlord
Lots of people are struggling to manage with housing issues because of the coronavirus crisis. Check out our Coronavirus section for information and advice on common problems, including help to pay your rent and mortgage, eviction and repairs.